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Author - Tom Charles, New Players, Standard -

  Now that Amonkhet has been released and has had a little time to settle, you might be thinking about building your own deck. You might well have played some standard before, either with a pre-existing deck you found online or with a deck borrowed from a friend, but you’re itching to try it with something you’ve made yourself. You want to be a trendsetter – after all, those online lists were someone’s original creation once. So where do you start? How exactly do you go about making your own deck? Well there’s a lot to it, but it’s a...

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Author - Tom Charles, Lore -

Prerelease weekend is behind us and the official set release is tantalisingly close – you’ve played the cards and you know their stories, but there’s so much left unsaid. Amonkhet is still shrouded in mystery and our heroes stand just behind the curtain, with only a faint idea of what’s to come. So we cast our gaze skyward, to the horned monuments that blight the Naktamun skyline. Who is the “Horned One”, anyway? Why is he so important? Well, it turns out that the Horned One – Nicol Bolas, to his friends – is one of the oldest characters in...

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Author - Tom Charles, Lore -

  With Amonkhet’s release just around the corner, now is the perfect time for a bit of a last-minute refresher on the biggest players on the scene at the moment. After the revolution on Kaladesh, the Gatewatch have made their way to the desert plane of Amonkhet in search of the Elder Dragon Nicol Bolas. Arriving in the heart of a blinding sandstorm, it’s not long before trouble finds them; this time in the form of a horde of the undead. It seems that on Amonkhet, no-one lets death get in the way of a good fight. So what is...

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